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Adland - Opening, George Lois (1974)

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Excerpt from documentary about the advertising business includes: Footage of commercial shoot, text about the anonymity of most admen and about how this program intends to give them a voice, The Pontiac Choir Boys do a commercial, George Lois, chairman, Lois, Holland, Callaway, New York, explains the power that comes from commercial production - ÂPoom! ItÂs like poison gas..Poom! ThatÂs sensational. Oh yeah, thatÂs great.Â


This movie is part of the collection: Media Burn

Production Company: TVTV (Hudson Marquez, Allen Rucker, Michael Shamberg, Tom Weinberg, and Megan Williams)
Audio/Visual: sound, b&w
Keywords: TV About TV
Contact Information: info@mediaburn.org, http://www.mediaburn.org

Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs


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Reviewer: Christine Hennig - 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars - July 26, 2005
Subject: Burgers, a Men's Choir, and Power
Opening of the film Adland, featuring singing McDonalds hamburger puppets (you know how I feel about singing and dancing food, folks), a Pontiac mens choir, and commercial director George Lois, talking about what its all about for him. This makes me wish they had put up the whole film, rather than just excerpts from it.
Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ***. Weirdness: ***. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: ****.